The Museum of Contemporary Russian History is hosting an exhibition dedicated to the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg, the largest trial of Nazism. A total of 24 defendants who were part of the top leadership of Nazi Germany appeared before the court. All 403 court hearings were open to public.
The exposition features more than a thousand exhibits, both originals and in multimedia programs.Most of them are on display for the first time. These are personal belongings of participants in the Nuremberg trials and victims of Nazism, historical documents and archival newsreels. The exhibits highlight that back in 1942 the Soviet Union became the first country to organize demonstration trials of the Nazis.
Here you can also see courtroom sketches by artists Kukryniksy and N.N. Zhukov.
Where: Museum of Contemporary History of Russia at address 21, Tverskaya Street, next to metro stations Pushkinskaya, Tverskaya and Mayakovskaya, Moscow.
When: daily until November 29, 2020
Author: Vera Ivanova